Profile of the electoral division of Hinkler (Qld)

Updated: 19 November 2019
State/Territory:
Queensland
Date this name and boundary was gazetted:
27 March 2018
First election this name was used at:
1984 federal election
First election this boundary was used at:
2019 federal election
Maps and data
A4 map of the electoral division of Hinkler (2018) [PDF 725KB]
Map of the Division of Hinkler (2017) [PDF 3.46MB]
Download Queensland GIS data
Name Derivation:
Named in honour of Herbert John (Bert) Hinkler DSM AFC, 1892–1933, aviator who was the first person to fly solo from England to Australia in 1928.
Area
3,818 sq km
Location description

The Division of Hinkler consists of:

  • part of the Bundaberg Regional Council, and
  • part of the Fraser Coast Regional Council.
Demographic Rating:
Provincial – outside capital cities, but with a majority of enrolment in major provincial cities
Current member details:
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
Previous members:
Former members for an electoral division of this name can be found by searching ‘Electoral divisions’ or ‘Members of the House of Representatives since 1901’ in the historical information section of the Parliamentary Handbook
AEC Divisional Office:
Divisional Office contact details
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